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Talk Nerdy to Me

October 11, 2017

Allllll the juicy Alex Wayfare Book 3 secrets are in this notebook…  For those who don’t know, my main character Alex, the nerdy, awkward, outsider time traveler, has been with me since I was 16 years…

The Process Today's Office Writing

Today’s Office: My Bedroom

September 25, 2017

For the past nine months, I’ve been slowly (painstakingly, snail-ish-ly) moving into my new house. I still have an entire storage unit’s worth of boxes to bring home and unpack, but I’m making headway. It’s starting…

Life The Process Writing

Update: Writing Progress

July 1, 2017

Many of you have been asking about my writing progress. 1. Are you working on anything new? 2. When is the 3rd book in the Alex Wayfare series coming out? Answers: 1. Yes and no 2. I’m not…

Writing

The ALEX3 Playlist

March 7, 2017

What a perfectly curated playlist can do: almost 20k words on this current draft (and counting) after months of drought. The right music is vital to my process. It can keep me immersed in a scene…

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FAQ: Can Adults Enjoy Reading YA Lit?

December 29, 2016

Adults ask me this question all the time: “Your book is for teens. Will I like it, or is it too dumbed down?” It’s true, THE 57 LIVES OF ALEX WAYFARE is classified as a young…

Writing

The Importance of Arriving

February 16, 2016

To get this draft done, I’ll be up working at 5am for the foreseeable future. So far this morning I’ve written 346 words. This…is not great. But the weight of these 346 words means so much…